|PENTAX ACCESSORIES FOR NEW SLR's
These are really interesting accessories for the new
cameras. Read their specifications carefully and you'll understand why most of them are
steps ahead for Pentax.
The optional Battery Grip for the new SLR's, powered by
four AA-sized batteries, includes a shutter release button for vertical position shooting
(also DOF preview allowed) and some more controls, like the "hold" slider (for
locking the shutter release for time exposure). A grid of gold plated contacts is provided
for data exchange between the camera and the grip.
Simple, single-action connection/removal mechanism. A
choice of short and long type. Apparently, there is no lock mechanism.
Multi-function Cable Switch
Including time preset function for interval and bulb
photography. It can also set camera modes.
Dedicated auto flash
A maximum guide number of 36 (at ISO100/m). Usable with
the new prototype cameras with synchronization at all shutter speeds and for wireless